SSBC Honorees For May 6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Mackenzie Scott (softball), Blanchet Catholic’s Alexis Jensen (softball), South Salem’s Lydia Stuart (Girls Track and Field), West Salem’s Tyler Rock (Baseball), South Salem’s Chris Bedard (Boys Tennis) and Sprague’s Milano Cedillo-Rodriguez for the Week of May 6. Here’s the Press Release: The…

Lutz Preparing For The Final Push

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The head wind during the home stretch of each of the four laps of the 1,500-meter race Friday afternoon at Regis High School for the Regis Community Twilight Meet was grueling.  But as grueling as it was as each of the 19 runners in the race to pace it…

Blanchet Defeats Amity For First League Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Blanchet Catholic softball team carried the momentum over from their doubleheader against Yamhill-Carlton Friday to their PacWest Conference game with Amity on Tuesday afternoon. It was in their second game of their doubleheader against the Tigers in which the Cavailers took YC to extra innings, Blanchet jumped out…

Blanchet Shuts Out Dayton 4-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Blanchet got the hits and runs when they needed them the most in their 4-0 win over Dayton in 3A Special District 1 Baseball action Monday afternoon at Blanchet Catholic School. The Pirates Michael Freeborn and the Cavaliers paced another in the opening two innings before Luke Holland broke…

Scio Baseball Hands Blanchet Second Loss Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Blanchet Catholic and Scio both traded blows with one another in Tuesday’s PacWest Conference match-up at Scio High School.  A game that saw the Loggers pull away with a big bang of an inning to hand the Cavaliers just their second loss of the season 11-7. Blanchet would strike…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet’s Drew Bartels (Baseball), McKay’s Bub Jallow (Boys Track and Field), West Salem’s Brady Bliven (Boys Track and Field), Sprague’s Tirzah Tarbox (Girls Tennis), McKay’s Stephanie Urenda (Girls Track and Field) and South Salem’s Erin Cridge (Girls Tennis) for the week of April 15)…

SSBC Honorees For April 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet Catholic’s Ariel Davila (Softball), West Salem’s Brayden Sparkman (Boys Golf), Sprague’s Grant Strother (baseball), McNary’s Jake Allen (baseball), North Salem’s Taylor Suarez (softball) and West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham for the week of April 8. Here’s the press release The Salem Sports and Breakfast…

Manning The Pitcher

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s hard to imagine that this is just the first season that Regis’ Tanner Manning has pitched.  Formally anyway. And boy, does the kid pitch well. Against the upstart Blanchet Catholic Cavaliers on Friday the Rams senior, traditionally a catcher and first baseman, pitched five innings of the 13-6…

Davila, Cavs Improves To 3-0 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.— Following their 13-3, five inning win over Molalla Thursday afternoon, Blanchet Catholic’s Ariel Davila was on the warning track doing some post-game running and cooling down from pitching yet another strong game. The Cavalier senior struck out nine batters in five innings in the win while contributing two hits…

Blanchet Improves To 4-0 After Sunday Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It took until the fourth game of the season, but the Blanchet Catholic baseball team finally was put to the test when they wrapped up the Volcanoes Stadium Tournament Sunday afternoon when they played Taft. The result, 11-2, was a far cry from how the game came to be…

Blanchet Picks Up First Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Two of Blanchet Catholic’s three freshmen saw action in the Cavaliers 34-0 win over Jefferson Wednesday afternoon in Salem. In what was both teams first full game of the season, Blanchet turned to Carson McNally to start the game.  The Cavs frosh pitched three innings, striking out seven as his…

Blanchet Eyeing Playoff Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  First-year Blanchet Catholic Head Softball Coach  Ronald Regalado  points to a goal that his seniors set forth for this season:  Playoffs. Returning players like Alexis Jensen and Ariel Davila were freshmen when the Cavaliers reached the postseason in 2019, when they lost to Cascade Christian in Medford in the opening round…